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Forum: Main
04-15-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By mkc

Patrickfuh's post above has been reported. DO...

Patrickfuh's post above has been reported. DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINKS!!!
Forum: Main
04-14-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,657
Posted By mkc

There is no single hole plate for the Jazz or...

There is no single hole plate for the Jazz or Jazz 2

https://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/straight-stitch-throat-plate-t314244.html#post8460540
Forum: Main
04-13-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By mkc

Some of the cones have a flip-edge on the base...

Some of the cones have a flip-edge on the base that you can flip open, wind the loose end into, then snap shut. Glide and Isacord come to mind.

On some, the cap can be loosened/pulled up and the...
Forum: Main
04-12-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By mkc

Actually, high CRI is what gives you true colors,...

Actually, high CRI is what gives you true colors, not color temperature (soft/daylight/bright).

CRI is the Color Rendering Index and you want higher than 90.

A soft white (3000-3500K) high CRI...
Forum: Main
04-07-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By mkc

Just as a data point, I used the iron-in version...

Just as a data point, I used the iron-in version of Pellon Flex foam for some rectangular "bins" for our closet shelves. They came out fairly floppy, particularly the long sides. It would depend on...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By mkc

Coming back to add: How does this addition...

Coming back to add:

How does this addition fit into the rest of the house floorplan? If someone weren't a quilter/sewist, how might the addition be used?

I ask this because you mention...
Forum: Main
04-06-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By mkc

Have at least 2 separate circuits for outlets,...

Have at least 2 separate circuits for outlets, and perhaps a dedicated one for high-current items like an iron. Lighting should be on different circuits than wall outlets (all this is building...
Forum: Main
04-02-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By mkc

Go onto FB marketplace, in particular the...

Go onto FB marketplace, in particular the "Longarms and Accessories" for sale group. There you can search what the going prices are. In general, you are likely looking in the $2500-3000 range for...
Forum: Main
03-31-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By mkc

I agree 100% on buying the Glide color card! It's...

I agree 100% on buying the Glide color card! It's a multi-fold card with wrappings of the actual thread so you can see the real colors. It includes the Affinity variegated colors as well, plus shows...
Forum: Main
03-29-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By mkc

That's why I bolded the part that said it was not...

That's why I bolded the part that said it was not compatible with versions of EQ prior to 8 https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Main
03-29-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By mkc

Linking BlockBase+ with EQ8 Software...

Linking BlockBase+ with EQ8 Software (https://support.electricquilt.com/articles/using-blockbase-with-eq-software/)

"Linking BlockBase+ to EQ8

The BlockBase+ blocks can be linked to the EQ8...
Forum: Main
03-25-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,205
Posted By mkc

Grace expects you to get all support from the...

Grace expects you to get all support from the dealer you purchased from.

HQ will provide direct support if needed.

Follow the FB pages for both and you will see a lot of issues with Grace...
Forum: Main
03-24-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By mkc

Go online and look at used HQ Avante prices. The...

Go online and look at used HQ Avante prices. The Crown Jewel is a rebadged Avante.
Forum: Main
03-23-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By mkc

See Watson's dog grooming arm (clamp on) tutorial...

See Watson's dog grooming arm (clamp on) tutorial here DIY Quilt suspension system $60 (https://www.quiltingboard.com/tutorials-f10/diy-suspension-system-%2460-00-a-t303241.html)

For a standing...
Forum: Main
03-22-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By mkc

I think there are instructions in either the...

I think there are instructions in either the Photos section or the Tutorials section on how to build your own PVC and pole frame system. Some folks use clamp-on dog grooming arms if their...
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By mkc

I caved and also bought BlockBase+ today. I...

I caved and also bought BlockBase+ today. I haven't used the older versions, but this one certainly seems user-friendly.

I recall EQ8 being a major improvement/upgrade over EQ7, so that could...
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,229
Posted By mkc

You will want to read this thread, particularly...

You will want to read this thread, particularly the most recent posts about tension issues Machine with large throat for FMQ...
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By mkc

Ah, thanks for clarifying. The way the post was...

Ah, thanks for clarifying. The way the post was worded, it read as if you were placing MSQC in Paducah. https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
Forum: Main
03-21-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By mkc

Existing discussion going on in this thread Grace...

Existing discussion going on in this thread Grace Cutie Frame (https://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1/grace-cutie-frame-juki-dx-1500-qvp-t314158.html)
Forum: Main
03-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By mkc

MSQC isn't in Paducah, Kentucky. They are in...

MSQC isn't in Paducah, Kentucky. They are in Hamilton, Missouri.
Forum: Main
03-19-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 25,623
Posted By mkc

Any particular reason you're bumping a 10 year...

Any particular reason you're bumping a 10 year old thread as your first post?
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By mkc

Add me to the list of "thank you, Janey"! I had...

Add me to the list of "thank you, Janey"! I had no idea Schmetz had those great reference pages!
Forum: Main
03-15-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By mkc

Just wanted to emphasize this - you shouldn't try...

Just wanted to emphasize this - you shouldn't try to use rulers on a longarm (stand-up where you move the machine) without a ruler base. Too easy to have the ruler slip or tilt and end up in the...
Forum: Main
03-12-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By mkc

I have a Janome 7700, and Elna 860, a Juki...

I have a Janome 7700, and Elna 860, a Juki serger, and a HandiQuilter longarm and have always used Schmetz in all my machines. The only needles I have had issues with are Superior titanium in my...
Forum: Main
03-08-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By mkc

Better to have the Mods move your queries about...

Better to have the Mods move your queries about older machines to the Vintage machines board (https://www.quiltingboard.com/vintage-antique-machine-enthusiasts-f22/)
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